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Home Health Aide - NE Philadelphia

Company: Immediate Home Care
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides personal care including oral hygiene, skin, hair and nail care, and shaving male patients.
  • Assist with positioning patients to maintain proper body alignment and skin integrity.
  • Assist with simple exercise programs, transfers, ambulation, and activity as directed by the Home Health Nurse or Therapist.
  • Assist patient with use of toilet facilities and durable equipment, bedpan, and commode.
  • Takes and records blood pressure, temperature and pulse and respiration.
  • Assist patients to achieve maximum self-reliance through relearning and modifying activities of daily living.
  • Plans, shops for, and prepares nutritional meals, including special diets when required.
  • Performs household task essential to maintain patient in clean safe environment (changing bed linens, dusting patients room, patients laundry, etc.)
  • Promotes mental alertness of patients through conversation and purposely activity.
  • Measures and records fluid intake and output.
  • Promptly reports changes in patients condition, behavior or appearance to the Home Health Nurse, and/ or Supervisor of Clinical Services.
  • Completes appropriate records on a daily basis in accordance with Agency policy and procedures.
  • Attends staff meeting and in-service programs as scheduled.Required
    Preferred
    Job Industries
    • Healthcare

Keywords: Immediate Home Care, Philadelphia , Home Health Aide - NE Philadelphia, Other , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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